Product: Vegetable Capsules 0
Description: Our size 0 Vegetable Capsules also known as VegCaps, VCaps and Cellulose Caps are made of polymers derived from cellulose, they can be used to make supplements filled with herb or vitamin powders, dried herbs, or other medications. Each pack contains 1,000 capsules (Boxed).
Approximate Dimensions & Volume of Size 0: Vol 0.67ml, Locked Length of Capsule 21.7mm, External Diameter 7.65mm. Each capsule will hold between 400mg – 800mg of powder.
Interesting Fact: Did you know that cellulose, or vegetable based capsules originated in the early 19th century as a result of pharmaceutical companies trying to find alternatives to gelatine capsules? The patent for the manufacture of gelatine capsules in the early 19th century was held by Messieur A. Mothe, a French pharmacist, who invented the gelatine capsule, vegetable capsules were originally made from carrageen moss, today they are made from hydroxypropyl methylcellulose which is derived from vegetable cellulose products.
Separate both halves of the capsule and fill one half of the capsule with your chosen filling material. Press the unfilled half of the capsule in to the filled half and place the completed capsule in a suitable container and store in a cool, dark place.
Home capsule making machines can be purchased for this size capsule which will enable you to fill up to 50 capsules at a time.
Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.